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About CANSA

Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) is a coalition of 149 civil society organisations from 8 South Asian countries promoting equity and sustainable development in the design and development of an effective global strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and ensure its implementation.

Youth 4 Climate

Venue: PWD Rest House – Thycaud, Thiruvananthapuram Dates: November 17, 2018 In the background of COP24 to be held in Katowice in Poland during December 2018, a workshop on background, relevance and politics around this Climate Summit is being jointly organized by Thanal, Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) and Green Army International on 17th November [...]

By | 2018-11-15T06:27:43+00:00 November 15th, 2018|Events|

Demystifying Climate Change Reporting

Venue: Apollo Dimora, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala Dates: November 15 and 16, 2018 The Kerala Institute of Local Administration is partnering with the Government of India-DFID (Department for International Development) project on Climate Change Innovation Programme (CCIP) and Kerala Union of Working Journalists to organise Media Training on “Demystifying Climate Change Reporting” on 15-16 November 2018 in [...]

By | 2018-11-15T06:27:43+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Events|

White Paper: Climate Mitigation and Adaptation with Eco-Village Development Solutions in South Asia

This White Paper "Climate Mitigation and Adaptation with Eco-Village Development (EVD) Solutions in South Asia" analyses and presents climate-effects of EVD solutions, using existing cases from villages in South Asia. EVD combines village-level developmental planning with local sustainable solutions to give villagers climate-resilient supplies of energy, water, agricultural products, and other necessities and livelihood improvements, [...]

By | 2018-10-30T17:19:27+00:00 October 30th, 2018|Reports|

Climate Case Studies: Community Managed Nutrition Gardens

One of the most worrying insights from UNFCCC 23rd Conference of Parties (COP23) in November 2017 is that despite the efforts to date, the window to avoid large-scale climate change has closed. For many nations, this increases the importance of developing measures to assist communities to adapt to the effects of climate change as they [...]

By | 2018-10-29T06:21:49+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Blog|

Carbon Neutral Meenangadi – Assessment and Recommendations

The purpose of this project is to propose sector-wise adaptation and mitigation strategies to develop Meenangadi Panchayat of Wayanad district in Kerala as a ‘Carbon Neutral Panchayat’ by carrying out a carbon emission and sequestration analysis in the sectors of Transportation, Energy, Waste, Livestock and AFOLU (Agriculture, Forests and Other Land Use). The concept of [...]

By | 2018-10-09T17:50:42+00:00 October 9th, 2018|Reports|

State of Climate Action in Nepal

Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) held its annual general assembly on July 2017 in Nagarkot, Kathmandu. One of the concerns expressed at the meeting was that, while there were plenty of climate change related activities and projects, there was a relative weakness in climate activism – which is the primary driver capable of pushing [...]

By | 2018-10-08T06:31:43+00:00 October 8th, 2018|Reports|

Climate Case Studies: Women Led Climate Resilient Farming

One of the most worrying insights from UNFCCC 23rd Conference of Parties (COP23) in November 2017 is that despite the efforts to date, the window to avoid large-scale climate change has closed. For many nations, this increases the importance of developing measures to assist communities to adapt to the effects of climate change as they [...]

By | 2018-10-09T17:59:22+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Blog|

Eco-Village Development Practices in South Asia: Stories and Case Studies

Impacts of climate change is a great leveller as even advanced countries such as United States, Europe, Japan and emerging economies like India are reeling under rising coastal flooding, large precipitation events and heat wave that resulted in loss of lives and livelihoods. However it is Small island developing countries that face existential threats due [...]

By | 2018-09-25T12:55:11+00:00 September 25th, 2018|Reports|

Eco-Village Development in South Asia as Community Based Adaptation Practices

Addressing climate change and eradicating poverty are the most gruesome challenges of human development. Challenges emerge in the form of rising impacts of climate change and heightening consumption oriented of GHG emission while rural areas in South Asia remain unserved of basic life services. In order to tackle these multiple challenges, Eco-Village Development (EVD) concept [...]

By | 2018-09-25T12:55:11+00:00 September 25th, 2018|Reports|

Norwegian Church Aid (NCA)

NCA is a non-governmental and non-profitable organisation, working in development and humanitarian activities. Focus Areas: Climate Science / IPCC Adaptation Disaster risk reduction Forestry (LULUCF, REDD) Agriculture WASH Contact: Abdul Hadi Marufi PMER Coordinator Contact Number: +93766500654 Email: Abdul.Hadi@nca.no

By | 2018-07-28T20:38:21+00:00 July 28th, 2018|Afghanistan Members|